"We actually do have a discussion up for discussing differences between denominations, which might be better than google searches. There are also some older discussions on differences between Catholic / Protestant and what reformed theology is."
"I think an important step you could take would be to search out the bible's words for yourself. There's a lot of 'doctrine' floating around out there that most of the time doesn't have a whole lot of biblical standing when…"
"In The Screwtape Letters C.S. Lewis says that hopping form church to church isn't a good idea. Something about the person being more of a connoisseur of denominations than a congregate. He also said, and I really agree with this one, that you…"
"Don't leave the Catholic church!!!
There are some people who really do just go through the motions of the Catholic church and its rules, but you will find that in any religion!! There are others in the Church (I think there are more than not)…"
"Well, "choosing a religion" really just means finding a tag to call yourself. Personally, I'm more into just deciding what you believe and living it yourself. To use the example of Christianity, the Apostles - when they began teaching…"
"I would say just keep looking until you find where you truly belong. It doesn't have as much to do with denomination as it has to do with the specific church itself. Find people you mesh with and can empathize with. Church is about growing…"
"First off, I think the Catholic church has a lot to offer Christians. I'm "baptist" (more or less), but I've really grown because of what I've learned reading Catholic authors and going to Mass. So my advice is don't…"
"If you want to grow in Christ, your first priority should be going to a Church where other people are growing in Christ well so that you can learn from them. They should be reading their Bible's regularly and discussing them.
A lot of Catholic…"
"The way I see it, don't look at it as "choosing a religion", instead, think of it as finding a way to worship God that makes you feel closer to him. Worship God as you feel is right, and don't worry about what label is attached…"
"I wouldn't really consider your situation as changing religions. In my opinion, changing religions would be more like switching from Hinduism to Buddhism or something. Switching from catholicism to a different branch of christianity is not…"
So, I'm catholic, but, really only because my parents tell me I have to be until I move out in four years.... (and afterwards, if I do change religions, they'll probably be really upset with me...)But, I've attended many different churches, and I just don't feel God as much in Catholic church as I do in others, mostly because other churches just feel a bit more alive to me... Like, Catholic church feels kinda stiff, and just... I don't feel it as much in others. I'm also a bit worried about my…See More
I can be somewhat socially awkward, but not most of the time.
I believe in shooting for the stars and striving for the highest goal you can think of without knowing it's impossible.
My bed is my favorite possession. And books.
I also really like food.... More than I should... I should fix that. Yeaaahhhh....
Okay, so. Serious time. If you're sad, depressed, considering suicide, self harming, or ANYTHING even NEAR that. MESSAGE ME NOW.
I myself have been though that. On both sides of the spectrum. And I can and will talk to you. I will talk to anyone who wants to. (You can also find me on masterofallthethings.tumblr.com
And you don't even have to message and talk to me.
There are not only many people who are willing to talk to you, but also a multitude of hotlines you can call.
Please, don't consider suicide because you are SO beautiful and SO amazing. And you have SO MUCH TO LIVE FOR.
<3 Stay strong, and DFTBA.
Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
Harry Potter, Sarah Dessen, Hunger Games, John Green, Ect, ect.
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
Sock Monkey Hats. And books.
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
Hank and John. And my lovely nerdfighter friends. All of them.